Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

  1. Abdominal or stomach pain
  2. bloody or black, tarry stools
  3. diarrhea
  4. nausea

Less common

  1. Burning, prickling, or tingling sensations
  2. dizziness
  3. vomiting


  1. Bloody vomit
  2. convulsions (seizures)
  3. fainting
  4. heart attack
  5. irritation of the mouth or tongue
  6. joint pain and swelling
  7. sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  8. skin rash
  9. trouble with swallowing

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

  1. Clumsiness or unsteadiness
  2. confusion
  3. continuing ringing or buzzing in ears
  4. fast heartbeat
  5. fast or deep breathing
  6. fever
  7. pain, numbness, or tingling in the arms, legs, hands, or feet
  8. unusual tiredness
  9. vomiting

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common or rare

  1. Burning or itching around the anus
  2. constipation
  3. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  4. loss of appetite
  5. nervousness
  6. trouble sleeping

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.